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Book on networks provides six degrees of explanation

'Networks, Crowds and Markets' by two Cornell professors shows how the social, economic and technological worlds are interconnected. (Dec. 8, 2010)

Workplace narcissists can promote creativity but may steal the credit, says expert

The ILR School's Jack Goncalo met with reporters in New York City to share his insights into workplace narcissists and creativity. (Dec. 7, 2010)

Stock market 'flash' crashes now predictable, thanks to Cornell-developed metric

Cornell researchers have developed a tool that can predict - and thereby perhaps prevent - flash stock market crashes, such as the one that occurred May 6, 2010. (Dec. 1, 2010)

Colleen Padilla uses 'word of mom' to turn a profit

With a Cornell MBA, Colleen Padilla has harnessed her experience as a mother and corporate brand manager to create a popular blog reviewing products for moms and kids.

Cornell's Basu appointed a chief economic adviser to India

The government of India has named Cornell economist Kaushik Basu as its new chief economic adviser in the Ministry of Finance. He will be on leave from Cornell for two years, beginning in December. (Nov. 5, 2009)

Paper critiquing government outsourcing wins three prizes

Third-year Cornell Law School student Michael Zuckerman '09 won three national awards for his article, 'The Offshoring of American Government.' (Jan. 6, 2009)

CU directs meeting at U.N. on socio-economics impact of HIV/AIDS in Africa

The Sept. 9 United Nations University Cornell Africa Series Symposium addressed the socio-economic impact of HIV/AIDS in Africa. The event was organized by Professor David Sahn. (Sept. 11, 2008)

Professor's biodegradable-composite company draws skateboard firm to Ithaca

Thanks to innovative research by Cornell's Anil Netravali, Comet Skateboards is making completely biodegradable boards. The company has since moved its manufacturing operation to Ithaca. (March 19, 2008)

Economics: From dismal to sexy in three decades

Economics is the hottest major in the College of Arts and Sciences these days. With upward of 600 students tallied in the department's 2006-07 annual report, economics is by far the college's largest major. (Nov. 6, 2007)